National Ledger

Top Terms

Ledger Pop Journal - Celebrity & Showbiz News

Drake Sued by Ex Girlfriend

By Staff
Feb 6, 2012
Ex GF says it's her voice in his Marvin's Room tune.

Drake's ex-girlfriend is suing the hitmaker alleging she hasn't been paid for allowing her former beau to use her voice in his Marvin's Room tune.

Ericka Lee claims hers was the voice on the other end of the phone call in the heartbreak hit, and now she wants the hip-hop hearthrob to pay up.

Filing suit in Los Angeles last week, Lee alleges she and Drake dated for a year until splitting last summer and during the romance, the star agreed to work with Lee.

In her suit, she claims she was asked to record the song's hook and its famous opening monologue.

She insists she has text messages from her ex proving she was a big part of the song, but the hitmaker simply listed her as Syren Lyric Muse.

Lee initially filed suit against Drake last year, but his record company bosses insisted the voice on the record belonged to a hired session musician.

According to the plaintiff, Drake then offered her two percent of publishing royalties in a text. When he learned she had hired a lawyer, the rapper reportedly upped his offer to four to five per cent.

Lee is demanding a credit as the co-writer of the song and damages.

(Image: WENN)

See Photos: Random Celebrity Photos

 


 

Got an opinion? Share your thoughts now.  


 

 

More Random Celebrity Photos Stories


 

Random Celebrity Photos Photo Gallery

Click photo to enlarge.

  • Johnny Depp single again after 14 years.
  • Angelina Jolie and the kids shop in London.
  • Pals Kristen Bell and Rachel Bilson hang out in Los Angeles.
  • Diane Keaton spends time with a pal in Malibu.
  • Rosie O'Donnell with girlfriend Michelle Rounds.
  • Guess Who?


See More Photos In The Random Celebrity Photos Photo Gallery
 

Leave A Comment

Reality TV Shows

 

About Ledger

About
National Ledger